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have autonomy in thriving iraqi kurdistan. kurds in syria are trying to position themselves to do the same. they aren't even granted citizenship in assad's syria. but rather than fight assad's troops, they are taking their place in northern towns near the 500-mile border with turkey when government forces depart to focus elsewhere. the assertiveness of syria's kurds is causing anxiety in turkey. tens of thousands of turkish citizens-- kurd and non-kurd alike-- have been killed in three decades of an insurgency for independence waged by turkey's outlawed kurdistan workers' party, or p.k.k. p.k.k. terror attacks began trending up last year, shortly after turkish prime minister recep tayyip erdogan called on syrian president assad to step down. the growing power of the syrian militia-- close allies of the p.k.k.-- is exacerbating a most sensitive issue in turkey, says kemal kirisci, a political scientist at bogazici university in istanbul. >> there is a feeling on the part of the public especially that the northeastern parts of syria that is heavily populated by kurds obtained a kind
and the founder and chairman of the independent think tank beirut institute. safeen, a member of the kurdistan democratic party. he's also a member of the -- was a standing-in member of the iraqi governing council of the authority in 2004. he was exiled to the u.k. and returned to his homeland and is playing a very key role in its development in the kurdistan province. let's make it a conversation, more oprah, fewer speeches, and hopefully everybody gets involved shortly. i want to begin by asking all the panelists to take a bird's eye view first. how you see the flow happening in the region generally, in syria in particular, and where do you see some connections happening. afra, would you like to begin? >> hello, everyone. good morning. i'm replacing my colleague from the syria national council. i was slightly surprised he chose me because he knows i'm in the non-violent movement in syria, and i'm doing my ph.d. on the non-violent movement in syria, and so it's quite a privilege to be hearing your perspective and interesting to hear my perspective. i'm almost tempted to do the title now of my
of the factors playing a huge role is oil. oil is either the glue that will hold iraq together with kurdistan contributing to some degree to the massive increase in iraqi exports we will see by the end of this decade. 45% of all new crude-oil that will come on the international markets is predicted to come out of iraq mainly from the south but some from the north if all goes well. that is a big if and that is something we have to play a huge role in. the administration has been engaged in working a deal like currently is in place to get the kurdish oil in the north exported to turkey out of pipelines controlled by the central government but it is a difficult balance and is being pulled in different directions. the iranians are potential players in this and they're not too happy in the increase in exports. this is an area where the administration needs to continue its focus. finally, on al qaeda -- this remains a very dangerous threat not only for us but to this -- but to stability in the region. there's a new factor that we saw in iraq and did not think we would see elsewhere and that is al q
doing it. instead, exxon has been looking north to the autonomous region of kurdistan, a move that some say will more likely be more likely it create more tension between leaders of that disputed territory and the central governing body in iraq. >> arthel: president obama and house speaker jane have a massive task at hand. >> coming together to stop looming tax hikes and spending cuts that could plunge the nation back into recession. what both sides need to do to make this work is the question. >> 2013 should be the year to begin to solve our debt through tax reform and entitlement reform. together we should avert the fiscal cliff in a manner that assures 2013 finally is that year try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >> rick: thanks for spending part of your saturday with us. outrage growing among hurricane
training over in camps in iraqi kurdistan, and hoping to take advantage of this chaos to carve out areas that could ultimately become an independent syrian kurdish state. >> suarez: in the meantime, as syria's war widens, the pressure on turkey has grown as we've seen from your previous reporting here on the newshour. but recently, the ankara government has made an interesting request to nato. tell us more about it. >> warner: you're absolutely right, ray, turkey has requested-- actually a week or so ago-- for nato to send patriot missile batteries to defend turkey's border and airspace against any incoming of any sort that could wowld come in from syria and elsewhere. it's no secret the turkish prime minister and assad have been on the outs since assad was called on to step down. as you know, turkish forces have been moved to the border. there has been some back-and-forth. it has become very apparent and widely discussed in the media here, despite having the second largest army in nato after the u.s., turkey's air defenses are not that great. what turkey is saying to nato we need to def
iraq together with kurdistan contributing to some direct to the massive increase in iraqi exports to be seen by the end of this decade. 45% of all new crude oil coming on international market is predicted to come out of iraq, mainly from the south, some from the north if all goes well. that's a big if, and that's something we have to play a huge role. we are, the administration has been engaged in the summer on working a deal currently in place to get the kurdish oil in the north, 200,000 barrels a day exported to turkey out of pipelines crueled by the central government. it's a difficult balance, pulled in many directions. the turks play a role. the iranians are potential players in this as well. they are not happy at the increase in iraqi oil exports so this is an area where the administration needs to continue focus. on al-qaeda. dennis taw of touched on that with syria, but this remains a very, very dangerous threat. not just to us, but stability in the region. there's a new factor seen in iraq and didn't think we would see elsewhere. that is al-qaeda portraying itself as the
together with kurdistan contributing to the massive increase of the exports we see by the end of the decade. it is predicted to come out of iraq if all goes well. administrations has been engaged to work the deal in place to get them exported pipelines from the central government. iranians are a potential player as well. mrs. an area the administration needs to continue its focus. this remains a very dangerous threat. what we sought an iraq al qaeda portrays itself with this sunni muslim against the shia muslim. back in 2006 he was under criticism under the fata to do that rather than the shia muslim. basically al qaeda was leaving us alone because we were heavily armed but their target of preference was the shia. macy this again within she have very, very bad development shares the region apart. we went twice with the balkans in kosovo and bosnia to prevent such a split along religious lines the middle east is far more important and dangerous so we need to watch misheard. for herb diplomatidiplomati c reasons we see this we have not done a good job to explain the implications. why do we pu
either the glue that will hold iraq together with kurdistan contributing to some degree to the massive increase in the iraqi exports that we will see by the end of this decade. all new crude oil that will come on the international market is predicted to come out of iraq mainly from the south but some from the north if all goes well. that is a big if and that is something we have to play a huge role. we are the administration has been engaged since the summer on working the deal that is currently in place to get the kurdish oil in the 200 barrels a day into turkey out of the pipelines controlled by the central government but it's a very difficult balance being pulled in different directions. the iranians are potential players in this they are not too happy of the increase in the iraqi oil exports so this is an area where the administration needs to continue its focus. finally, al qaeda dennis touched on that and i touched on a double bed with syria but this remains a very, very dangerous threat not only to us but to the stability in the region and there is a new factor that we saw in ir
Search Results 0 to 15 of about 16 (some duplicates have been removed)